Ross Birrell

Ross Birrell in conversation with writer & curator Filipa Ramos, discussing the poetics of animal presences and the broader themes explored in his projects Criollo and The Athens-Kassel Ride: The Transit of Hermes.

An image of a Criollo horse, appearing as if an apparition at the entrance to the Avenue of the Americas in New York City serves as the starting point for a discussion that takes in our desire for encounters with other species; The haptic, even erotic qualities of animals in motion; And the exhibition as an 'ensemble of fragments' that brings together disparate configurations of the personal, political, mythical and cinematic.